Marci Aherin

Marci is a Licensed Physical Therapist who has served the Springfield area for nearly 30 years. She has practiced primarily in home health and outpatient care, but also has experience in the long-term care, hospital and chiropractic settings. Her focus is on treating and helping others reach their lifestyle goals of being as active and independent as possible.

Marci lives in Chatham with her husband and two sons. She enjoys reading, walking her dog, watching sports — especially the Cardinals and Fighting Illini — spending time with family and friends, and attending sporting events of her sons.

Steve Washburn

Steve moved to Springfield to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant after he graduated from Lake Land College in Mattoon and joined Advanced Center For Pain And Rehab in 2015.


Steve became interested in physical therapy after years of playing ice hockey landed him into therapy. As a previous PT patient, he is able to empathize with his patients while providing a knowledgeable and caring environment. His goal is to reduce pain and improve function while providing patients information to improve their overall health and wellness.


Steve is married, and his interests include sports science, rehabilitation and manual therapies. In his free time, he enjoys activities such as kayaking, surfing and hockey.

Frequently Asked Question about physical therapy at Advanced Center For Pain And Rehab.
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Why should you choose Advanced Center For Pain And Rehab for physical therapy? Why is it important to combine physical therapy and chiropractic care? Can you choose where to go for physical therapy?


These are all good questions, and the FAQ on our physical therapy services will answer them and more. Just click on the image to download the fact sheet.